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Infant. Small eruption of tooth red in color. Advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Hi Doctor
User:my son is 8months old
User:he got2 teeths on the lower jaw
User:now one teeth is forming on upper jaw it came little out and it is red in color
User:now we are afraid does any thing happend ? why it is red in color ?
Doctor:Do you mean the teeth is red in colour or the gums?
User:it is hard i dont thk it is a gum
User:very small portion of the teeth came out....very small that is hard and red in color
User:few days back it was white and now it is red in color
Doctor:Is your son crying excessive after you noticed this problem?
User:he is like before playing well and active
Doctor:The description you give is not suggestive of any medical problem.
Doctor:This could be a simple inflammation either due to the eruption of a new teeth or the lower jaw teeth biting upon the upper gums.
Doctor:I suggest you to watch it for a few days
Doctor:If you find any worsening of redness or swelling
Doctor:or if your son is irritable crying excessively
Doctor:you can visit your doctor for physical examination.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no doctor..thx
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thx bye
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